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Working in one of the most diverse communities in the UK brings your business opportunities to expand and grow.

In Leicester you have access to an international network of individual and welcoming people who collectively speak more than 100 languages. Whether you are seeking bright young minds to develop future technology, those with proven practical skills or a range of experienced professionals, Leicester has the workforce to make your business thrive.

More than half a million people work in Leicester, with a further 1.2 million highly skilled workers within commuting distance of the city. On top of this, the area is home to three excellent universities who together contribute to a population of 50,000 talented students with 30,000 living in the city, each one of them with the potential to shape the future of your business.

And it’s not only the people of Leicester that can add value to your operations. Compared with London and many other UK cities, Leicester has a remarkably low operating cost-per-head, which means relocating here can save your business on average £12,000 per employee per year.

IBM Leicester

Why have we chosen to locate here? Simple: innovation to deliver the technology needs of the future is at the heart of our business model.

Bernard SzczechCEO, IBM Leicesterread more...

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